Things to do this bank holiday


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A little guide to inspiration for a quick bank holiday get away. This great guide gives you a few ideas of where to go and what to do there. We hope you find it useful!

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    1. 1. May Bank Holiday Guide
    2. 2. Welcome to our Bank Holiday Guide, a useful source ofinspiration and ideas for the up-and-coming long May bank holiday weekend. Whether youre looking for the perfect romantic escape, fun things to do with the kids, a relaxingbeach holiday or simply wishing to explore all the UK has to offer, we have a host of ideas especially for you!
    3. 3. Walking Breaks in the Lake DistrictEscape to the tranquillity and stunning landscape of the lakedistrict on a walking trip this bank holiday. Dig out yourwalking boots, breathe in the fresh air and enjoy a day toremember exploring all the countryside has to offer. Manyhotels offer walking maps often available at reception or staffcan point you in the right direction of the areas most scenicand popular walking trials.Must Dos by DayTake a boat on Lake Windermere, explore the Fells & Mountains of theLake District or, if youre feeling brave, climb Scafell Pike - at 978m itsEnglands highest mountain.Hotel Breaks in the Lake DistrictHeres our handy guide to the top five hotel stays, many of which offera two night hotel stay with dinner included on the first night!4* MacDonald Old England Spa, Bowness on Windermere, LA23 3DF4* Lindeth How Hotel, Bowness on Windermere, LA23 3JF3* Riverside Hotel, Kendal, LA9 6EL3* MacDonald Swan Hotel, Grasmere, LA22 9RF3* Stonecross Manor, Kendal, LA9 5HP
    4. 4. The Best In UK Theme Parks & AttractionsLooking for ways to entertain the children this May Bank Holiday? Theres awhole host of exciting theme parks and attractions around the UK ranging fromthe exhilarating rides at Alton Towers, jousting fun at Warwick Castle to the tastydelights of Cadbury World and Yorks newest attraction opening, CHOCOLATE -Yorks sweet story‘! Top Theme Parks 1. Alton Towers 2. Thorpe Park 3. Chessington World of Adventure 4. Drayton Manor 5. Blackpool Pleasure BeachTop Family Visitor AttractionsDiscover whats inside the worlds biggest box of Lego at the LEGOLAND®Discovery Centre Manchester or enjoy a family day out at Chester Zoo!Alternatively, discover all things chocolate at Birminghams Cadbury World orYorks brand new visitor attraction - CHOCOLATE - Yorks Sweet Story. WarwickCastle is an absolute must with various events going on throughout the year aswell as the ‘Warner Bros. Tour – The Making of Harry Potter’ in Leavesden.
    5. 5. The Best of London TheatreTheres a host of theatre breaks and new shows opening inthe West End from all time classics to brand new familymusicals! Whether youre a first time visitor to the West Endor a well season visitor, theres plenty to capture and exciteyou!Top 3 Classics• Phantom of the Opera - Her Majestys Theatre• Les Miserables - Queens Theatre• The Mousetrap - St. Martins TheatreTop 5 Musicals• Matilda the Musical - Cambridge Theatre• Shrek the Musical - Theatre Royal Drury Lane• The Wizard of Oz - London Palladium• The Lion King - Lyceum Theatre• Billy Elliot - Victoria Palace TheatreNew Shows Opening• The Lion, the witch & the Wardrobe - The threesixty Theatre• Let it Be - Prince of Wales Theatre• Top Hat the Musical - Aldwych Theatre
    6. 6. Eurostar Breaks to Continental EuropeTake a trip to continental Europe and explore some of the best European city break destinations, includingParis, Paris Disneyland, Bruges, Brussels, Ghent, Ostend and more! Travel from one of three departurepoints; London St. Pancras, Ashford International or Ebbsfleet International. The only difficult decision isdeciding on which city to explore first!Destination SnapshotParis: Often dubbed as the ‘City of Romance’, explore the celebrated monuments, exclusive restaurants, street cafes in elegant squares and stylish shoppingBruges: Explore the busy squares, tranquil parks and quiet cobbled streets, enjoy a cruise on the romantic canals, take in some Flemish art or sample the world-famous delicious chocolates!Brussels: Must sees include the UNESCO-listed Grand Place, central square of Brussels, Royal Museums of Ancient and Modern Art and shopping opportunities at the exclusive designer boutiquesLille: Bursting with ten centuries of French and Flemish architecture magnificent architecture and an abundance of elegant street cafes and patisseriesDisneyland: Home to the world famous mouse and a host of your favourite Disney characters. In just 2 hours and 40 minutes, you could be walking down Main Street, riding on Big Thunder Mountain or discovering swashbuckling pirates on Pirates of the Caribbean
    7. 7. European Hotel EscapesReally get away from it all this May Bank holiday and seek the warmer climes abroad! From sunshineresorts including Malaga, the Algarve and Tenerife to fabulous city break destinations such as Rome,Barcelona and Nice. There’s a host of budget to five star luxury hotels to suit most needs; so whetheryou’re planning to relax on the beach, explore the hidden historic delights of the city or seeking out thevibrant entertainment on offer, you’re sure to find a hotel close by!Best Sunshine Holiday Hotels Best European City Break Hotels3* Deya Apartments, Santa Ponsa, Majorca 4* Rafaelhoteles Diagonal Port, Barcelona3* Salou Pacific Studios, Salou, Spain 4* Amarante Arc de Triomphe, Paris4* Cegonha Country Club, Vilamoura, Portugal 3* Fortuna Hotel Rhea, Prague4* Aloha Gardens, Costa Del Sol, Spain 4* Best Western Blue Tower, Amsterdam4* Dimitra Beach, Kos, Greece 4* Holiday Inn Rome Aurelia, Rome
    8. 8. Have a browse on Superbreak’s website to book your hotels for theMay Bank Holiday weekend. You can also check out our extensive range of provincial and London theatre breaks.